Program Director, Institute for Women's Policy Research
Jeffrey Hayes works on projects examining women’s and men’s employment, job quality, and economic security over the life course using national survey data. He worked previously at the McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy and the Harvard Project on Global Working Families analyzing child and family well-being with a focus on how socioeconomic status and labor conditions affect children’s health and development around the world. Prior to that, Jeff taught research methods and managed the Social Science Data Lab at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He holds master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a bachelor’s in Sociology and Religious Studies from the University of Virginia.